Academic Test Prep Program

Academic Test Preparation Programs

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Test Prep: ACT, SAT, TSI, GED, GRE

Texas A&M University-Kingsville understands the vital role these exams play on a student's future. Properly prepared students are more likely to perform to their highest potential and Test Preparation at TAMUK is here to assist students in the South Texas area to meet their potential through our Academic Test Prep Programs. Our learning Test Prep Programs offer intensive classroom training in a variety of formats that work best for each individual student’s learning style.

ACT: Your ACT composite score, together with your high school grades, indicates how prepared you are for college. In addition, the scores from the various sections of the ACT will help your college place you in the right classes, matching your skills with course requirements.

SAT: The SAT is designed to assess your academic readiness for college. This exam provides a path to opportunities, financial support, and scholarships, in a way that's fair to all students. The SAT keeps pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century.

GRE: GRE scores are used to assess the suitability of applicants for graduate-level study across many different subject areas. Some departments may ask applicants to take one of the GRE Subject Tests, while others require the General Test. The Subject Tests assess knowledge in a particular field, while the General Test assesses verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing.

GED: GED measure proficiency in science, mathematics, social studies, reading, and writing. Passing the GED test gives those who do not complete high school, or who do not meet requirements for high school diploma, the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency credential, also called a high school equivalency diploma, general equivalency diploma a high-school degree awarded by a series of examinations.

TSI: The purpose of the new examination is to assess your academic ability in order to correctly identify your course sequence. The TSI Assessment will determine your preparation level for the subjects of reading, writing, and math.

Test Taking Strategies

  • Introduction to the Exam

  • Question Formats

  • Time Management

 Quantitative Subjects

  • Comparisons

  • Picking numbers

  • Equations

 Verbal Subjects

  • Analogies

  • Sentence Completion

  • Critical Reading

The Academic Test Prep Programs are held during the academic year to provide students the confidence to choose the exam date at their peak performance.  The extended courses lead to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our qualified instructors.

Testing Tentative Schedule

ACT Test Dates SAT Test Dates TSI Test Dates GED Test Dates 

GRE Test Dates

Sept 9, 2017 Aug 26, 2017 Sept 2, 2016
Sept 13, 2016
Sept 30, 2016

Open Test Dates:
GED Test Date Website

Open Test Dates:
GRE Test Date Website
Oct 28, 2017 Oct 7, 2017     
Dec 9, 2017 Nov 4, 2017  
Feb 10, 2018 Dec 2, 2018  
Apr 14, 2018 Mar 10, 2018  
Jun 9, 2018 May 5, 2018  
 July 14, 2018 Jun 2, 2018    
*All test are offered and located at TAMUK through the Academic Testing Center

Pricing

Course Cost Start Date* Length Days Time(s)

One-on-One GED
Test Prep Review

$18/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled

Mon - Thurs
Fri
Sat

8 AM - 8 PM
8 PM - 6 PM
9 AM - 2 PM

One-on-One TSI
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled

Mon - Thurs
Fri
Sat

8 AM - 8 PM
8 PM - 6 PM
9 AM - 2 PM
One-on-One ACT
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled

Mon - Thurs
Fri
Sat

8 AM - 8 PM
8 PM - 6 PM
9 AM - 2 PM
One-on-One SAT
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled      Mon - Thurs
     Fri
     Sat
8 AM - 8 PM
8 AM - 6 PM
9 AM - 2 PM
One-on-One GRE
Test Prep Review
$25/hr *as scheduled *as scheduled Mon - Thurs
Sat

8 AM - 12 PM
1 PM - 5 PM
9 AM - 2 PM

*These are one-on-one course(s) are scheduled to the availability of the participant(s) and the instructor.

Payment

Please pay via Marketplace or come by our office.

*Only credit/debit card or checks accepted.*

Non-Refundable Application Fee

All programs have a non-refundable registration fee added to the total program costs. 

Amount of Participant(s) Fee
1 $15.00
2 $22.00
3 $30.00

In order to reserve a spot for the program, the participant's first session must be paid for in advance.

Registration Process

We've gone green! Registration/Payment is only available online. Register and pay in two easy steps!

  • Online Registration – Once the online registration form has been submitted, your browser will re-direct you to the medical waiver form. Once both forms have been submitted, your browser will redirect you to Marketplace for payment. In order to reserve your seat in the class, please register at your earliest convenience.
  • Payment – All payments will only be accepted online through Marketplace. *We only accept credit/debit cards and/or checks.   

**A $15.00 non-refundable registration fee is added per program to the total costs during payment checkout. 

*Registration is only available online, if you have any issues/concerns, please contact us! We will gladly assist you in any way possible!
Phone: 361.593.4261 or Email: conted@tamuk.edu

*Payment Plans are only available for course fees of $145 or above

This page was last updated on: May 8, 2018